The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 5 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 30 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 13.64% 2.87% 11.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 48.39% 20.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 13
Median daily rate £388 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £31.05 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -1.42%
SQL Server
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
62 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 28.18% 14.34% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 20
Median daily rate £405 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.03% -8.28%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (37.78%) Oracle
4 16 (35.56%) SQL
5 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (31.11%) Java
6 14 (31.11%) ETL
6 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (28.89%) Unit Testing
7 13 (28.89%) Spring
7 13 (28.89%) Hibernate
7 13 (28.89%) JUnit
7 13 (28.89%) Kimball Methodology
8 12 (26.67%) OLAP
8 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (24.44%) Dimensional Modelling
9 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (24.44%) OLAP Cube
10 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (20.00%) jQuery
11 9 (20.00%) .NET
11 9 (20.00%) J2EE
11 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.78%) C#
12 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
12 8 (17.78%) Degree
12 8 (17.78%) Maven
13 7 (15.56%) JSON
13 7 (15.56%) Computer Science

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) JBoss
1 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Cognos Controller
1 2 (4.44%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (26.67%) OLAP
2 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (24.44%) OLAP Cube
4 10 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
5 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (13.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.89%) SSDT
8 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.44%) QlikView
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.22%) DB2
9 1 (2.22%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) JUnit
2 8 (17.78%) Maven
3 7 (15.56%) Eclipse
3 7 (15.56%) Selenium
4 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.89%) Cobertura
5 4 (8.89%) JBehave
5 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.44%) Gradle
6 2 (4.44%) JProfiler
7 1 (2.22%) Subversion
7 1 (2.22%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.44%) Automotive
1 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (15.56%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 5 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
5 5 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
6 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) SQL BI Developer
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) ETL Developer
7 3 (6.67%) OLAP Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Hibernate
1 13 (28.89%) Spring
2 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) J2EE
2 9 (20.00%) jQuery
3 7 (15.56%) JSON
4 6 (13.33%) JPA
5 5 (11.11%) JSP
5 5 (11.11%) Servlets
5 5 (11.11%) Struts
6 4 (8.89%) Java EE
6 4 (8.89%) JDBC
6 4 (8.89%) SOAP
6 4 (8.89%) Web Services
6 4 (8.89%) WinForms
6 4 (8.89%) XML
7 2 (4.44%) Ajax
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.44%) Classic ASP
7 2 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) EPoS
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (31.11%) ETL
3 13 (28.89%) Kimball Methodology
3 13 (28.89%) Unit Testing
4 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (24.44%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
7 7 (15.56%) Validation
8 6 (13.33%) SDLC
9 5 (11.11%) Data Management
10 4 (8.89%) BDD
10 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.67%) OO
11 3 (6.67%) TDD
12 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.44%) DNA
12 2 (4.44%) RAD
12 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) VBScript
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) F#
8 1 (2.22%) Haskell
8 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 7 (15.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) Sun
4 2 (4.44%) Cognos
4 2 (4.44%) Perforce
5 1 (2.22%) Tableau